The world of the West Indian defies boundaries, as disclosed with poignant realism in these fine stories set in Canada, the West Indies and New York. Dabydeen uses a language and style, distinctly his own, combined with humour and open-eyed wonder, to probe a diversity of situations and consider with understanding and generosity the foibles and idiosyncrasies of his characters and their remarkable endurance and will to survive. Long after the stories have been read, his characters will continue to haunt the mind.
Used availability for Cyril Dabydeen's Black Jesus and Other Stories
January 1996 : Canada Paperback